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Jerry John Rawlings Allegedly Died Of Coronavirus

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Jerry John Rawlings, Former President and head of the NDC as died after a short illness. He died at 73.

Well, it has not been confirmed as to the illness that killed him but according to reports circulating on social media, his death might be COVID-19 related as he died at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital exactly 8:47 this morning.

May his soul rest in perfect peace.

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Cynthia Lamptey Appointed Interim Special Prosecutor

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Ms Jane Cynthia Naa Torshie Lamptey, Deputy Special Prosecutor has been made acting Special Prosecutor until another is appointed by President Akufo-Addo.

This follows the resignation of Mr. Martin Amidu, three years after his appointment.

Reacting to her new role, Chairman of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) Dr. Steve Manteaw said “Mad. Cynthia Lamptey, Acting SP, I salute you. It’s a difficult task, we know, but we trust you to fulfill our aspirations.”

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EC Announces They Would Declare The Winner Of The Elections After 24 hours

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The Electoral Commission(EC), led by its chairperson Mrs. Jean Mensah, announced that they would be announcing the winner 24 hours after the election comes to an end.

Mrs. Jean Mensah made this statement while interacting with some members of the Council of State on the commission’s steps in the build-up towards the elections, which is just a few weeks away.

According to her, the commission has put in place things that would help them declare the winner of the elections 24 hours later after voting comes to an end on December 7.

“We are promoting some efficiency into the system. We have worked with our numbers and we have a duration within which the results should be transmitted.

“We are expecting that by the next day, we should be able to declare the results. We do not intend to go beyond 24 hours. And we are confident that God being our helper, because of the efficiency we have introduced into the processes, we should be able to declare results within 24 hours.”

“At the polling station level, we have given the polling centres an hour and a half to be able to send the results to the collation centre.

“At the constituency collation centres as well, we have provided them with three hours within which they will collate the results accurately and send the results to the regions. We are confident that we should have all the results before midnight and we are confident that come December 8 we should be able to declare the results.”; she added.

The EC has approved 12 presidential candidates to contest in the upcoming election.

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We’re Fully Prepare For Emergency And Humanitarian Service In Election 2020 : Director General Of NADMO

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The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) is a Government agency that is responsible for the management of disasters, responding to emergency situations, and educating the general public on how to live harmoniously and be cautious about disasters.

The board operates under the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Ghana. As a matter of fact, NADMO is one of the critical agencies responsible for peace and a safe environment.

It is barely a fortnight for Ghanaians to elect Parliamentarians and the president to govern the nation in the next four years.

According to NADMO Act 2016 (Act 927) which has given them a rounded paradigm shift to be more proactive than being reactive on disaster management, the Director-General, Hon. Nana Agyemang Prempeh and the board have put up some befitting measures ahead of the December 7th Elections.

A facilitator, Mr. Bright Elorm Doviavu who spoke on behalf of the Director-General, indicated that NADMO and its stakeholders are fully preparing in managing any possible humanitarian cataclysm which may emanate from any polling station as the police service has declared some centers as critical hot spots.

Mr. Bright Elorm Doviavu added that, the Director-General, Hon. Nana Agyemang Prempeh is appealing to every tom, dick, and harry to preach peace and assist to ensure as flat as a pancake implementation of laid down protocols which are imperative to maintain peace as the president of the Republic of Ghana, H. E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been talking about peace. NADMO is ready for any quandary during the elections.

He called on the general public to keep on obeying all the Coronavirus Pandemic protocols ahead of the polls. The Director-General appealed to the United Nations (UN) to assist the Organisation with their preparedness towards both Parliamentary and presidential elections. The Ahafo Regional nadmo Director, Mr. Collins Osei Bonsu, and the entire Ahafo REGSEC is in full support.

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